- The list below includes 235 free or cheap things to do in or near Kailua, Hawaii, including 65 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Beaches, Kayaking and Waterfalls.
- From Kailua Beach Park to Lanikai Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Kailua and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Honolulu, Mililani, Kaneohe and Pearl City.
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Endless Adventures Hawaii Honolulu MoreLess Info
Explore the waters around Kailua or Moana aboard a standup paddleboard, with expert instruction included during lessons for first-timers
95% 4087 votes
526 Kawailoa Road, Kailua, HI 96734 MoreLess Info
Overlooking the Kaneohe Bay and Mokulua Islands, Kailua Beach Park is a stretch of white sand and is a local venue for a variety of sports including swimming, canoeing, kayaking and more.
93% 2330 votes
Mokulua Drive, Kailua, HI 96734 MoreLess Info
The white sands of Lanikai Beach beckon tourists and locals alike. Situated on the windward coast of Oahu, Lanikai Beach has pristine, warm waters, brilliant white sand and a perennially balmy climate,
96% 50 votes
248 N Kalaheo Avenue, Kailua, HI 96734 MoreLess Info
Located along the scenic Kailua Beach, Kalama Beach is a public beach location offering peaceful and relaxing ocean views to those who visit. Swimming, windsurfing, and relaxing in the sand are among the many popular activities at the beach.
93% 95 votes
248 North Kalaheo Avenue, Kailua, HI 96734 MoreLess Info
The Kalama Beach Park offers picnic, BBQ and pavilion areas, a small unsupervised beach, and outdoor recreational areas for volleyball, basketball, baseball, soccer and tennis.
88% 99 votes
770 Auloa Road, Kailua, HI MoreLess Info
Spanning the three peaks of Mount Olomana, the Olomana Three Peaks Trail is a challenging 2.5 mile hike across rugged terrain, including areas of trail requiring ropes for safe passage.
91% 726 votes
382 Kaelepulu Drive, Kailua, HI 96734 MoreLess Info
Located along a trail originating on Lanikai Beach, the Lanikai Pillboxes are ruined military structures that are now popular vantage points for nature photographers. The Pillboxes are a 20-minute hike from the beach and offer clear views of two beaches, the town of Lanikai and several remote islands.
90% 431 votes
The Ka'iwa Ridge Trail, also known as the Lanikai Pillbox Hike, is a one hour roundtrip hike with views of Lanikai and Waimanalo Beaches. Two military bunkers providing lookout points on the trail.
69% 654 votes
Maunawili Falls is a small picturesque waterfall which features a swimming hole that can be used for cliff diving. The falls are reached through an easy hike on one of the many Oahu trails which provide beautiful views of Ko'olaus Mountains.
76% 29 votes
Walk the trails of Hawaii's largest wetlands area at Kawai Nui Marsh, a protected conservation area for endangered wetland birds, and a site of historical and archeological significance.
86% 7 votes
21 South Kainalu Drive, Kailua, HI 96734 MoreLess Info
In addition to a public swimming pool, the Kailua District Park features baseball fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, and a gym with workout equipment. The park also offers a variety of classes and programs.